If you think bananas are just for monkeys, think again. Bananas are probably best known for their potassium content; while it doesn't contain as much potassium as other fruits and vegetables, bananas are still a great source of this important electrolyte resource. These electrolytes help normalize heart function and balance fluids, which work together to help regulate blood pressure. Bananas also contain the soluble fiber pectin, which helps keep you regular.
- Vitamin B6
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin C
- Serotonin, dopamine & norepinephrine help enhance your mood
- Aids in digestive health
- Helps reduce blood pressure
- Great for weight management
Bananas are what makes the smoothies blend so well and taste so good but they are also great on their own as snack, especially with your favorite nut butter or in a wrap with granola and chia.